Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Vice Dean for Programs & Operations, Associate Professor of Media and Public Affairs
Kimberly Gross focuses on media framing and public opinion and has appeared in the Journal of Communication, Journal of Politics, The American Journal of Political Science, The International Journal of Press Politics, The British Journal of Political Science and Political Psychology.
Recent work by Dr. Gross includes an examination of racial appeals in the 2012 presidential election funded by a grant from the Open Society Foundation with Robert Entman, Andrew Rojecki and Carole Bell; an examination of media framing of the health care reform debate; a study of the effects of flag imagery in campaigns with Nathan Kalmoe; and a study of the use of Twitter by legacy news organizations.
Along with Paul Brewer and Sean Aday, she received National Science Foundation and Russell Sage Foundation grants to examine trust in government in the wake of the September 11th terrorist attacks. In the spring of 2006, Dr. Gross was a fellow at the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government.